Smith ends Sharks streak
San Jose Sharks finally fell to their first defeat of the season in the NHL on Saturday.
Craig Smith scored the only goal in the shootout as the Sharks lost 2-1 to the Nashville Predators.
Sergei Kostitsyn put the Predators ahead a minute into the third period, but Martin Havlat levelled to take the game into overtime.
Neither side could find a winner in the extra period, then Smith did the business in the shootout, brining to an end the Sharks' run of seven wins to start the season.
Rick Nash and Carl Hagelin scored in the third period as the New York Rangers beat Tampa Bay 3-2 to halt the Lightning's five-game winning streak.
Steven Stamkos opened the scoring for the Lightning, but Derek Stepan levelled, then Nash and Hagelin netted in the third to help the Rangers pull away.
Stamkos got his second of the game late on but it was not enough to stop the Lightning suffering their second defeat of the season.
Patrick Kane ensured the Chicago Blackhawks overcame their shootout hoodoo as they beat the Calgary Flames 3-2.
Kane, who also netted Chicago's opener in the third period, scored the only goal of the shootout as the Blackhawks bounced back from consecutive shootout losses - their only defeats of the season.
Marian Hossa had scored with three seconds of regulation remaining after goals from Dennis Wideman and Jay Bouwmeester put the Flames ahead with 35 seconds to play.
Robert Bortuzzo got his first NHL goal to help the Pittsburgh Penguins to their first home win of the season, 5-1 over the New Jersey Devils.
Sidney Crosby, Chris Kunitz, Brandon Sutter and Kris Letang also scored for the Penguins, while the Devils suffered their first defeat in regulation this season.
Chris Bourque scored the only goal as the Boston Bruins edged out the Toronto Maple Leafs 1-0.
Tuukka Rask made 21 saves for the shutout, but the win came at a price for Boston who lost Brad Marchand to injury in the second period.
Nick Bonino scored a hat-trick for the Anaheim Ducks, who claimed a 7-4 win over the struggling Los Angeles Kings.
Rene Bourque and David Desharnais scored two apiece as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-1.
Artem Anisimov netted twice as the Columbus Blue Jackets overcame the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 and Mike Smith made 17 saves for the shutout as the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Dallas Stars 2-0.
The Philadelphia Flyers scored three powerplay goals on their way to a 5-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1.
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